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5 Places Where You Might Get Punched in the Face in Grand Rapids

Bottom line: don't be a d-bag.

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Over 100 People Have Been Ticketed for Cutting Through Leonard/Fuller Closure

It says 'ROAD CLOSED'  for a reason.

The Grand Rapids Police Department told WOOD-TV that since the construction project at the intersection of Leonard St...

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10 Things Eastsiders Should Know Before Moving to West Michigan

Are you from the east side of the state and planning on moving to West Michigan? Or maybe you know someone who's going to make the move? I'm from the metro-Detroit area, and have lived there for most of my life, but I've been living in West Michigan for over 4 years now and just cuz we're all from the same state doesn't mean there aren't differences...

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New Michigan Bill Could Ban Cell Phone Use While Driving

Distracted driving is the number one cause of car accidents and cell phone use definitely falls in that category. You're always seeing billboards and PSA's for not texting while driving and a potential bill in Michigan could take it to the next level...

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Pay Attention to the Road! Michigan State Police are Going ‘Ghostrider’

'Ghostrider' may seem like something cool, but it won't be cool when you get pulled over and ticketed for distracted driving.

The Michigan State Police have launched their new campaign: "Operation Ghostrider" where they will be riding in unmarked vehicles to catch distracted drivers, reports FOX 2 Detroit...

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We Might Be Doing it Wrong! Here’s What You SHOULD Do at a Traffic Light that Loses Power (Maybe)

According to the Michigan State Police in Detroit, you're NOT supposed to treat them as a four-way stop. According to the Michigan State Police in West Michigan, you are. Who's right?

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You’ll Soon Get to Driver Faster on US-131

US-131 will be on of the Michigan freeways where the speed limit is going up.

Earlier this month, Governor Snyder approved a bill that will raise the speed limit on freeways and rural highways around Michigan...

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Michigan Drivers Rated 4th Best in U.S.

As we head into treacherous driving season, it's encouraging to know that a new study has found Michigan drivers to be pretty darn good.

Insurance comparison website, Quote Wizard, rated Michigan drivers the fourth best in the nation.

Which state do you think has the worst drivers?

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City of Grand Rapids Asks for Thoughts on Driving and Bicycling in New Survey

The City of Grand Rapids is inviting all to share opinions and experiences in a new survey about driving and bicycling in the greater Grand Rapids area.

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Michigan Redesigns License Plates After Complaints From Law Enforcement

Michigan officials recently released a redesigned version of the license plate that was once voted the world's best. Why? Police complained it wasn't easy enough to read.

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Officials Warn Michigan Drivers: ‘Don’t Veer for Deer’

With the start of bow hunting season Wednesday, deer are on the move here in West Michigan. October and November are the riskiest months for deer-related vehicle accidents in Michigan.

Because of this, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and other organizations are coming up with new ways to bring the number of deer-related accidents down.

The Traffic Safety Coalition is trying to increase education when it comes to cars and deer by creating a video titled "Don't Veer For Deer", which will be shown in Michigan driver education courses.

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Woman Impaled In Buttocks While Texting, Driving [Video]

Ouch. Yeah, this one will definitely leave you feeling a little tingly.

Christina Jahnz, of Elizabeth, Colo., learned the hard way that she should not text while driving, KUSA-TV 9 News reported.

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